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4K and 3D, Computer Hardware, Tech Support, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing, Video Storage

Optimize your Mac ProThunderbolt throughput

This is a great article. The Mac Pro “Garbage Can” comes with multiple thunderbolt ports. How you use them, and which ports you plug in your storage, I/O or display can have an impact on the overall thoughput of your system. In this article on fcpworks you can learn which ports share resources and how to Read More

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By Gary, May 28, 2015
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4K and 3D, Video Editing, Video Storage

Video Data Rates – 4K and above

Vashi of VashiVisuals has put together a great article on data rates for 4K and higher camera formats. This is super valuable information for those looking inot 4K workflows. To do the job right requires a ton of super-fast reliabe storage.  ProRes 4444 4K requires over 500 GB per hour. That mean’s a hundred hours Read More

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By Gary,
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News and Sales, Streaming, Video Production

NewTek TriCaster Academic Versions now include free bonus software

For a limited time only, schools and universities who purchase an academic version of any TriCaster Professional System; including the TriCaster Mini, TriCaster 410, 460, 860 or 8000 will receive free, downloadable versions of Virtual Set Editor and LiveText – a $1,190.00 value! Offer good only through July 31, 2015 If you are interested in Read More

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By Jim, May 26, 2015
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4K and 3D, Video Editing

Technicolor – PostWorks: Editing 4K with Avid Media Composer

Nat Geo’s Russia Wild Arctic is being shot and edited in 4K using Avid Media Composer and DNxHR. In this Studio Daily interview Postworks Director of Technology Matt Schneider tells how they did it and why they went with an Avid workflow. Studio Daily by Beth Marchant This was the first time the post facility Read More

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By Gary,
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Video Editing

Should you be using Red Giant Pluraleyes?

If you are using a DSLR, BMDCC or any other camera and second source audio then you MUST use Red Giant PluralEyes. You will be amazed at not just how accurate it is, but how it can save you hours and hours of work, giving you a far more efficient workflow. That means you can Read More

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By Gary,
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Computer Hardware, DIY Systems, Tech Support, tech tips, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing, Videoguys FAQs

Videoguys’ System Recommendations for Video Editing (April 2015 update)

For almost 20 years we’ve been posting and updating our recommended computer specs for Video editing. Combined with our DIY articles, Videoguys has become the go to resource on the web for this vital information. Of course we also have live people here who are available to answer all your video editing questions and recommend the right Read More

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By Gary, May 22, 2015
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Cool Gadgets, Video Production

Premium Beat asks “Could Tesla be the power solution for on location filming?”

I’m a big fan of Tesla. Not just as a car company, but as a renewable energy technology innovator. I can’t believe I missed this opportunity/ link to my own industry! Tesla Powerwall batteries could some day be powering entire on location film productions or remote trucks. Recharging using solar power. Great job by Johnathan Paul Read More

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By Gary,
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Video Editing

Grass Valley Introduces EDIUS 8 with Major Upgrades for Faster, More Flexible Editing

Exisiting Edius owners can upgrade now to Edius 7.5 for just $299 and get a FREE upgrade to Edius 8.0 when it becomes available in June. This is a fantastic offer and it includes not just older versions of Edius (versions 1 to 6.5) , but Neo (versions 1 to 3.5)as well. If you are Read More

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By Gary, May 21, 2015
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Video Storage

ProMAX Systems NAB Interview featuring Platform Portable

In this interview Jesse Hartman talks about ProMax shared storage solutions, the advantages of the ProMAX workflow and their new Platform Portable. Portable turns your attached storage into shared storage, complete with asset maangement tools. ProductionHUBTV An interview from the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas with Jess Hartmann of ProMAX Systems. Read More

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By Gary,
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Cool Gadgets, Streaming

Videoguys now carries Epiphan Pearl & USB3 Video Grabbers!

Epiphan Pearl All in one Video Streaming and Recording DeviceEpiphan Pearl simultaneously live streams and records four HD audio/video sources at 30 frames per second (or two HD sources at 60 fps). With dedicated inputs for SDI, HDMI and VGA, Pearl captures just about any video content you give it; either directly or with a Read More

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By Gary, May 20, 2015